September 6, 2023 | Local Issues
Tenant Testimony: Cindy, 65 years old, Siegel Suites
Cindy is 65 years old, disabled, and lives on the third floor of a Siegel Suites apartment complex with a broken elevator. Due to her disability, the broken elevator makes it impossible for her to bring groceries up to her apartment or do laundry without help. Her rent of $1800+ per month makes it difficult for her to save up and find a new place to live. Siegel Suites preys on their tenants, trapping them with high rents while ignoring basic repairs and maintenance.
August 18, 2023 | Article
Nevada Legislature gives in to corporate lobbyists and abandons the working class
With cash flowing in from all sectors of private business, including landlord associations, working class needs were de-prioritized and often completely rejected during the 2023 Nevada Legislative Session.
February 13, 2023 | Press Release
LVDSA Statement on Nevada State Democratic Party Election
As the election for a new Nevada State Democratic Party Chair approaches, the Las Vegas chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America feels compelled to state publicly that the chapter has not endorsed any candidate. We also want to shed light on what the admittedly disappointing relationship between LVDSA and the NSDP has been like […]
July 21, 2022 | Press Release
LVDSA Steering Committee Condemns the Attacks Against Judge Erika Ballou
Earlier this week, a video showed Clark County District Court Judge Erika Ballou presiding over a case and speaking with a defendant. In the video, Judge Ballou told the defendant: “You’re a Black man in America. You know you don’t want to be nowhere where cops are… cause I know I don’t, and I’m a […]
January 19, 2022 | Press Release
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Murdered Isaiah Tyree Williams
Las Vegas DSA condemns, in the strongest terms, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department for the cold-blooded murder and subsequent dehumanization of Isaiah Tyree Williams.
January 5, 2022 | Press Release
Statement on the US Military Poisoning Hawai‘i’s Drinking Water
Las Vegas DSA condemns the United States Navy’s poisoning of the O‘ahu drinking water aquifer amidst the ongoing military occupation of the Hawai‘i Islands.
December 9, 2021 | Press Release
Statement on Mi Familia Vota’s Mistreatment of Workers
We are appalled to learn the details of Mi Familia Vota CEO Hector Sanchez Barba’s decision to fire two members of the Nevada staff.